Gout Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Gouty Arthritis?

This true/false quiz will test your knowledge of the painful condition caused by high uric acid levels.

  1. Taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is all I need to do to treat gout.
  2. Gout is a form of arthritis.
  3. Risk factors for gout included heredity, obesity, a diet rich in purine, and alcohol consumption.
  4. A swollen, red joint in the big toe is considered a hallmark sign of gout.
  5. Gout is more common in women.